Mahusetan presidential and prime ministerial election, January 2018

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Mahusetan presidential and prime ministerial election, January 2018
Template:Country data Confederate Mahusetan Flag.svg
3 January 2018
Turnout78.2%
  EmiloPhoto.jpg MatthiesPhoto.jpg
Candidate Emiel Sebastiaan Hardy XO
Party Classical Liberals MSDP-Pirates Coalition
Home state Pinksaltire.svg Ihuset Matsiaconf.png Matsia
Running mate Stephen Freayth Memberry
Popular vote 66.7% 33.3%
Percentage 100% 0%

President before election

Emiel Sebastiaan Hardy
Classical Liberals

Elected President

Emiel Sebastiaan Hardy
Classical Liberals

The 1st Mahusetan presidential and prime ministerial election took place place during the period of the 3rd to the 4th of January 2018, following a decision made by the Lazian Chamber, with the date marking the second anniversary of the Confederation of Mahuset. The election marked the first democratic election in Mahusetan history, not counting various referenda during the Royal Unity of Mahuset and the Confederation of Mahuset.

Campaign and candidates

Classical Liberal Party

Logo of the CLP.

The Classical Liberal Party nominated Emiel Sebastiaan Hardy, president of both the Classical Liberal Party and the Confederation of Mahuset, as its nominee for the Presidential Election. The CLP originally did not forward any candidates for Prime Minister, Stephen Freayth however offered to run for prime minister with the leadership of the Classical Liberal Party agreeing on letting him run.

Social Democrats and Pirates

Logo of the MSDP-Pirates coalition.

The Socialist Democratic Party was the second party to release its candidate for the Presidency, shortly following the announcement of the Classical Liberal Candidate, the candidate being XO. The Pirates announced its candidate for Prime Minister shortly after, its candidate being Memberry. Both parties shortly following each other's announcements, announced the creation of a coalition between the two parties, despite several important differences in the politics of the party.

Posters

Opinion polls

President

Pollster Release Sample Hardy
CLP
XO
MSDP-Pirates
Other Lead
MIC 02-01-2017 8 62.5% 37.5% - 25%
Courant van Lazia 03-01-2017 4 100% 0% - 100%

Prime Minister

Pollster Release Sample Freayth
CLP
Memberry
MSDP-Pirates
Other Lead
MIC 02-01-2017 8 62.5% 37.5% - 25%
Courant van Lazia 03-01-2017 4 100% 0% - 100%

Results

President

Party Candidate Count
% 1st pref 1 2
Classical Liberal Party Emiel Sebastiaan Hardy 66.67% 12 18
Mahusetan Socialist-Democratic Party-Pirates XO 33.33% 6 14
Invalid/blank votes 1
Total 19 19
Registered voters/turnout 20 78.20%

Prime Minister

Party Candidate Count
% 1st pref 1 2
Classical Liberal Party Stephen Freayth 61.11% 11 18
Mahusetan Socialist-Democratic Party-Pirates Memberry 38.89% 7 14
Invalid/blank votes 1
Total 19 19
Registered voters/turnout 20 78.20%